Elida farmer wins national award

ELIDA — Elida farmer Brian Jostpille was honored among the region’s highest-producing soybean farmers in the 2022 Asgrow® National Yield Contest. Jostpille won the award with a yield of 90.72 bushels per acre with Asgrow AG27XF1 Brand.

The contest provides farmers the opportunity to innovate and learn more about the latest input technology and management practices. Asgrow brand soybeans provide farmers innovative products that offer strong agronomic characteristics and exclusive genetics developed for maximizing yield and profit potential.

Reach Dean Brown at 567-242-0409

Dean Brown
Dean Brown joined The Lima News in 2022 as a reporter. Prior to The Lima News, Brown was an English teacher in Allen County for 38 years, with stops at Perry, Shawnee, Spencerville and Heir Force Community School. So they figured he could throw a few sentences together about education and business in the area. An award-winning photographer, Brown likes watching old black and white movies, his dog, his wife and kids, and the four grandkids - not necessarily in that order. Reach him at [email protected] or 567-242-0409.